Membership Tiers

Fermenta has a four-tier membership structure. Active Professional, Associate, and Supporting memberships are renewed each August. Memberships are no longer pro-rated. 

  1. Active Professionals: This includes women who are at least 21 years of age and who make an income from the craft beverage industry or who are owners/shareholders of an industry organization. For example, a craft beverage blogger who is paid for her blog advertisements, vendors who supply customers creating fermented beverages with products/supplies, brewers, owners of an organization creating fermented beverages, etc.
  • Must be a female in order to hold a Professional Fermenta membership
  • $30/year to be a member
  • Can hold an Executive Board position
  • Can vote on Executive Board decision if opened up to the group
  • Can apply for Fermenta continuing education scholarships

Join as a Professional Member

 

 2.   Associate Members: This includes women who are at least 21 years of age and are active and/or interested in the industry but do not make an income from the industry. For example, homebrewers, etc..

  • Must be a female in order to hold an Associate Fermenta membership
  • $20/year for membership
  • Cannot hold Executive Board position but can be on a Sub-Committee
  • Cannot vote on Executive Board decision if opened up to the group
  • Can apply for Fermenta continuing education scholarships

Join as an Associate Member

 

3.  Supporting Member (New Membership Level): This includes women and men who are at least 21 years of age and are active or interested in the craft beverage industry and wish to support Fermenta’s initiatives.

  • $15/year to be a member
  • Can receive discounts at Fermenta events
  • Cannot hold an Executive Board position
  • Cannot vote on Executive Board decision if opened up to the group
  • Cannot apply for Fermenta’s Continuing Education Scholarship

Join as a Supporting Member

 

4.  Corporate Member (New Membership Level): This includes companies and organizations who wish to support Fermenta in its educational and professional endeavors.

  • $150/year to be a member
  • Receives three Professional or Associate Fermenta memberships to disperse within their organization
  • The company’s logo on the Fermenta’s website and recognition at monthly Fermenta events
  • A company shout-out on social media
  • A table at the Fermenta Anniversary mini trade show
  • Cannot hold an Executive Board position
  • Cannot vote on Executive Board decisions if opened up to the group

Email fermenta.michigan@gmail.com to become a Corporate Member.